YEHUD, Israel — The Israeli company that has built high-tech fences along the country's volatile borders is now trying to build a bridge to the Trump administration — hoping to use its experience to cash in on the president-elect's plan to seal the border with Mexico.
WASHINGTON — Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered the "king of bankruptcy" for buying beaten-down companies with the potential to deliver profits, is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Commerce secretary, a senior transition official said.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama got the holiday mood started at the White House on Wednesday with the traditional pardoning of the national Thanksgiving turkey, this time with his nephews standing in for daughters Malia and Sasha.
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday he is considering a subpoena or another method of compelling testimony from the pharmaceutical company Mylan, the Justice Department and the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
RALEIGH, N.C. — A conservative group filed a request Wednesday for an urgent hearing on North Carolina voters who cast ballots through same-day registration, while the state NAACP criticized the legal action as playing games with the state's still-undecided contest for governor.